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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2012

This is the best hostel, as they don't come better than this. The location, so close to the beach.The beautiful gracious house which William and Mc Call welcome everyone to. The comfortable beds, Whether you are a group of friends, or solo traveller, the rooms are great.There are shared toilet facilities, some en suite facilities. The kitchen is very well...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 June 2012

This is literally the coolest hostel I've ever stayed at. At least two of the rooms have big windows that look down right on a beautiful beach. In most parts of the world, you would have to pay for an overpriced hotel room to get this kind of view. Great host, clean everything. Well worth driving a little out of...

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1Thank WILLIAM S
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Hostels can vary wildly - from the (frankly) disgusting - through mediocre - to pleasant. Occasionaly one finds a gem - and this one is - clean, well -equipped, hot showers (often sadly lacking) and friendly. Chuck in a fabulous situation and wonderful hosts and you wonder why you would stay anywhere but a hostel. If only they were all...

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1Thank Ellie B
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We stayed for a couple of nights and wished we'd booked for longer. A lovely location right on the beach, where the kids could run around and play for hours. We sat in bed in the morning and watched the waves roll in while we ate our breakfast. William the owner has created a beautiful, peaceful place, filled with ceramic...

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2Thank Woodstone_71
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We stayed one night in this hostel and it was the best night we've spend during our trip! The house is nice with all facilities, the room are confortable and the reception is great! Thank yoy very much!

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2Thank Emma248
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We took the entire hostel for a family gathering in January 2012 and we were delighted. The location is 2nd to none and a big plus was the large lounge with open fire that we brought fuel for. It was big enough to seat all 16 of us and really cosy given the time for year! The owners were really...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Great Hostel in a fabulous location. Rooms and service is more like a b&B than a hostel. Cannot wait to return. The beach is amazing.

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1Thank mairse
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 16 February 2012

My (now) husband and I stayed there on our second trip to Ireland. It was just perfect. The trip and Downhill Hostel were perfect. We spend our first night as an engaged couple here. My husband proposed on Giants Causeway just an hour before arriving at Downhill Hostel at sunset. The hostel is located right on the beach. You can...

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1Thank MWRVer
Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 24 November 2011

The Downhill Hostel is a wonderful place to stay. The reason I am writing a review, is that I took a walk down memory lane earlier this morning :P It has been 4 or 5 years since my visit but it was so memorable that I never forgot the name of the place. For the price it is more than...

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1Thank Tiffany L
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2011

the hostel is in a BEAUTIFUL house with breathtaking views in a stunning location right at the beach. the rooms are clean, all the facilities are really well kept, they have gas stoves. The guy who runs it is super nice, and in spite of them being closed for the weekend, he still let me stay there for a night,...

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downhillhostel, Manager at Downhill Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, we do now have free internet access! We have made our internet terminal in the middle of the house free to guests and as always we are happy to help you with travel plans, maps, timetables, etc at reception. Happy travels, -McCall

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Downhill Beachhouse (formerly Downhill Hostel) is a self-catering Victorian Villa accepting both individual and group bookings. Accommodation is in double, twin, and 4 persons rooms. Use of a guest kitchen, dining and living room is included in the tariff. This atmospheric home is very popular with couples, families, outdoor enthusiasts, and groups of friends or families. The property borders the National Trust property containing the famous 'Mussenden Temple' and fronts onto the Downhill/Benone Beach. Local outdoor and arts activities can be arranged by the owners for guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downhill Beachhouse

Address: 12 Mussenden Road | Downhill, Coleraine BT51 4RP, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Coleraine
Price Range: $59 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“If traveling with children or older people make sure you request a cot and a family room”
 of 5 bubbles 983newtnewt, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher rooms have great views and more private amenities for not a lot more cost.”
 of 5 bubbles ShellQuig, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask what room you'll be in if you're an older traveler. My room was on the third floor and difficult to get up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles kilmihil49, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms at the top of the house are really spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 48jacquew, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bring food and cook. The kitchen is available to you.”
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  • My favorite place to sleep by far
 of 5 bubbles lenacast, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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